Trivia, Science, Events

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Trivia: Someone on Earth reports seeing a UFO every three minutes.
Sumo wrestling is the national sport in Japan.
Lights we can’t see from the Leonard Lopate Show on WNYC Radio. (Topics: ultaviolet, infrared, microwave, x rays, also discussed is photopic vision and the advantage of 20 minutes of sunlight and stayng till just before you burn).

All events are free and in Brooklyn unless noted.
Tuesday, Aug. 15: Sunset Salsa with Talia, beginner Salsa dance lessons from 6:30-7:15 pm, DJs start the party at 7:15pm. Pier 45 at Christopher St, Hudson River Park, Manhattan. Bags will be checked at the entrance.

Honey Workshop & Tasting, 7 pm, $35. Enjoy a fun wildflower honey evening awakening your palate comparing two different east coast honeys — NYC (Brooklyn Grange) vs. Western Massachusetts (C&C Orchards) — with beekeeper and educator Carin Zinter. With cocktails, of course. The Farm on Adderley, 1108 Cortelyou Rd. between Stratford and Westminster Roads.

Wednesday, Aug. 16: Logan screening, R rated, dusk, generally around 8:30 pm, Pier 63 at W23rd St, Manhattan.

Marine Park oldies concert,
7:15 pm, Filmore Ave and Marine Parkway.
See ongoing seasonal tab at top.

Beetlejuice screening (’88). When a recently-deceased couple finds their now-vacant home invaded by an obnoxious family, they hire a sleazy ghost who gets rid of humans to help them. Seating at 6:30pm, film at dusk (~8:30pm) – Pier I @ 70th St, riverside Park South, Manhattan.

See ongoing seasonal tab at top.


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